Category: General Health

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Ends October 31

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we here at Fearless Black Woman want to remind you to regularly perform self-checks, have mammograms as recommended by your physician, and be sure to place (and keep) your health at the top of your list of priorities. According to the CDC, “Black women and white women get […]

The “White Girl’s Disease”

As a young Black woman being diagnosed with not one but two female disorders, it’s frustrating and at times, exhausting to explain the life given to you. Because the choice that every woman believes she has to give birth—or not—is immediately gone with the diagnosis of Endometriosis (or Endo) and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS. […]

FBW Health: The Difference between Perimenopause and Menopause

A woman’s reproductive cycle is a journey of milestones, often dictated by hormones. Perimenopause occurs around the time we begin to make a transition into menopause. The term perimenopause translates to mean “around menopause.” Menopause marks the end of menstruation and reproductive years in women. There is not a specific perimenopause age that experts can […]

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